Henry Winterfeld: Mystery of the Roman Ransom



And a good plot This book is an xiting seuel to the Detectives in Togas The setting is the same Secret Agent Minister and Deadly Texas Rose except their slave is a secret curior that is carrying a message about witch of the boys fathers is to be murdered This story is a very good read at night or read when bored book There are some parts that you will not understand unless you read the first book That is another reason to read the first one Detectives in Togas The setting for both the books is in ancient Rome in a schoolhouse with four boys who find out an important mystery for the government of Rome Oh and by Hades do not forget to look out for when of this authors books come aroundwritten by CHP Second book to this series Good book for young readers 5th grade and up Group of boys working together to solve a problem And a wonderful teacher who helps My 5th gradernjoyed it and is now going to read the first book An Why Not Tonight (Happily Inc., entertaining rollick set in ancient Rome that would be great for middle grade readers Writing was a bit better in Roman Ransom than in Detectives in Togas I think these books were originally written in German and then translated into English which wouldxplain why some of the writing seems disjointed in parts Still a super fun story with lots of laughs The whole family njoyed it. St your run of the mill Gaul slave but a courier running for his life; and to top it all off the message he's carrying reuests the assassination of a Roman senator the father of one of the boy.

Actually 35Nice short fun little book A nice break from the other long and complex school lit books I ve had lately I probably would ve really njoyed it at about the age ofnine Would be a perfect read aloud for my little brothers Had trouble keeping track of the seven main characters and coincidences abound but otherwise this was a great little storyRecommended for youngins of about 7 to 11 specially boys Or anyone who wants a break from serious and intense stuff Fun and witty Some parts were very funny and it s just a sweet relaxing book to read In these two delightful history mysteries seven boys in Ancient Rome solve strange crimes thanks to some help from their cranky teacher a little bit of logic and a lot of amusing misadventureIt seems the boys can get nothing right Their teacher s fiftieth birthday is long past they should have done their math homework the servant they bought as a present for his birthday isn t just your run of the mill Gaul slave but a courier running for his life and to top it all off the message he s carrying reuests the assassination of a Roman senator the father of one of the boysSimply written but wonderful suspense for a middle age first mystery I read this book aloud to my kids 7 10 12 as part of our history studies. In these two delightful history mysteries seven boys in Ancient Rome solve strange crimes thanks to some help from their cranky teacher a little bit of logic and a lot of amusing misadventure.

This year When we last studied ancient Rome we read Winterfield s previous book Detectives in Togas The kids really njoyed the book followed the plot well and were Snowbound Bride (Harlequin Men in Uniform Miniseries) eager to listenach time we read As an adult I found the book to be just okay I typically Cowboys Baby (Ranching Family, enjoy the things I read aloud to them than I did this one I found it strange that the mystery was solved in theory but they didn t actually get the lost gold in hand before the booknded It s not over til it s over The Detectives in Togas series was a fun complement to our ancient Rome history lessons Historical fiction is a perfect way to transport students back in time in an interesting and Between the Land and the Sea (Marinas Tales, engaging way My kids reallynjoyed the ride A year after reading the first installment into this series Detectives in Togas I was pretty Gilligan Unbound excited to see this volume in the tall stack of books my mom purchased through my homeschooling curriculum If it was anything like the first this one would be a wild rideIt was It was flawed like the first but the story is a twisting conspiracy involving a paralegal ring of gladiators a slave and a pet lion allxperienced by the mischievous and various group of Roman kids that made the first so darn memorable Give it to your kids if they like slapstick violence and can underst. It seems the boys can get nothing right Their teacher's fiftieth birthday is long past they should have done their math homework; the servant they bought as a present for his birthday isn't ju.

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Henry Winterfeld born April 9 1901 in Hamburg Germany; died January 27 1990 in Machias Maine also published under the pseudonym Manfred Michael He was a German writer and artist famous for his children's and young adult novels